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15 of the Most Infamous Deleted Chapters in History
Revision is a vital aspect of creation; all authors delete, re-write, and occasionally burn entire manuscripts with tears streaming down their faces. Most...
5 Beloved Novels That Almost Had
The act of creation isn’t always simple. Sure, sometimes writers receive a flash of inspiration and create something fully-formed. More often, writing a...
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11 Literary Characters With Terrible Phobias
Fictional characters and irrational fears go together like bread and butter, like Romeo and Juliet, like Dave Eggers and long book titles. Where would we...
Our Favorite Fictional Characters Share Their New Year's Resolutions
When it comes to well-meaning New Year’s resolutions, actual people aren’t the only ones trying to improve themselves by vowing to join a gym...
Which Famous Author Should Be Your Roommate?
It’s well known that some of the world’s foremost literary geniuses have some peculiar personalities and strange writing habits. We all have our...
If Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles
It seems like all my friends are looking for love online these days. Whether they’re searching for the One or just the One Right Now, they all know that...
Our Favorite Fictional Characters in the Friendzone
Nothing’s worse than being put in the friendzone…except, of course, having strangers start walking around wearing T-shirts with “TEAM...
Fictional Characters Looking for Love on Tinder
Chances are, you’re heard of the Tinder app, but if you haven’t, think of it as a dating GPS. Users upload pictures and a little bit of...
Classic Literature, Genderflipped
Late last month, Slate writer Michelle Nijhuis penned a confession that no doubt brought the internet’s Tolkien fanboys to their Mithrael-padded...
If Estella From
Had Written a Christmas Letter
First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes the annual Christmas letter. It’s a cherished December tradition—the giving and receiving of...